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I Invited My Boyfriend To A Family Function. Spoilers: This Is A Misleading Title.

Guys. I signed up for a marathon.

(Cue the dramatic gasp from the crowd.)

I’ve actually been training for one for a few months now, but decided that I wouldn’t make it official until after I finished my 16-miler (today!). 408 more words

My Life In Bad Food, 5: A Microwave Can Solve Anything, Right?

 Have you ever had a meal that was so incredibly bad that you will never forget it?

I have…oooooh yeah.  So bad we-went-out-for-Burger-King-afterword bad.

It started off with such promise. 922 more words

Armistead Maupin

Dreams of Podcasts in the Classroom

I don’t know about all of you, but I’m a huge fan of podcasts. So many podcasts are expert at teaching a great deal through narratives. 278 more words

99% Invisible

5 Podcasts You Need in Your Life

I, like most other people, spend a lot of time by myself. Sometimes it’s during the week while I’m busy in my craft room or doing housework, others on the weekends, usually in my car out running errands and visiting friends. 1,013 more words


Peace Corps Entertainment

My computer charger recently broke leaving me computerless for 6 weeks earlier this summer #poshcorpsproblems.

It was actually kind of nice to be without it, I feel like my Spanish got better not constantly listening to English podcasts, and I had more time to exercise, hang out with my pup, and generally live with less distraction.   615 more words

Daily Life

Francis |Animated Saturday Short

Talk about a perfect radio voice. The animated short ‘Francis‘ brings back the storytelling element that a voice brings to the table, with a resonating voice narrating the story of a reckless girl yearning for adventure. 

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Hits Too Close To Home

I recently had occasion to reorganize my music collection. Since it is digital, I’m not shuffling around boxes of CDs and LPs or selling off anything, which I am thankful for. 1,311 more words

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